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Global Media Teen wears Black Lives Matter-inspired dress to prom
Author: 0 Teen wears Black Lives Matter-inspired dress to prom

It was all my designer's idea, Terrence Torrence, to convey this message and he asked if I wanted to help and of course I did. "When someone loses a mother, father or child in unnecessary circumstances, it should not be overlooked but addressed", 17-year-old Milan Bolden-Morris told CNN after she wore the dress to the Pahokee High School prom on Friday.

Author: 0 Sirens, silence as Israel remembers Holocaust

Amir and Rotem Lev Zwickel, an Israeli couple living in NY, launched a mobile app called Standing Still that allows people anywhere in the world to stop and stand in silence during the Holocaust Remembrance Day and Israeli Memorial Day two-minute sirens, just as virtually all Israelis do.

Global Media Powerful 7.1 quake shakes central Chile; no damage reported
Author: 0 Powerful 7.1 quake shakes central Chile; no damage reported

There were no reports of injuries and a coastal evacuation order was lifted nearly as soon as it was issued. Despite being a costal natural disaster, there are no tsunami advisories for the Pacific coast. Chile's state-run Codelco, one of the largest copper mining companies in the world, said its operations were unaffected. There was no damage to either of Chile's two refineries, ENAP said.

Global Media Euro jumps, yen drops on French vote
Author: 0 Euro jumps, yen drops on French vote

He quit the government a few months later. The French campaign was dogged by constant speculation, with some pundits raising the spectre of a "hidden vote" for rightwing Fillon or Le Pen, sampling errors or a herd mentality among the pollsters.

Global Media Thousands march in celebration of science
Author: 0 Thousands march in celebration of science

Other signs featured mathematical formulas in a display of geek humour. Scientists - and science lovers - across the globe are taking to the streets on Earth Day to raise awareness of public policy and scientific freedom from politics. He also proposed a budget with severe cuts for agencies like the National Institutes of Health-which would lose 18 percent of its funding in his blueprint-and the Environmental Protection Agency, which faces a 31-percent budget cut and the elimination of a ...

Author: 0 Afghan defence chiefs resign over deadly Taliban attack

It was the deadliest attack by the Afghan Taliban since they were ousted from power in 2001. It is believed to be the deadliest-ever Taliban attack on an Afghan military target, though the exact toll from the assault remains unclear. There were no immediate reports of casualties. Protesters gathered outside the presidential palace in Kabul on Monday mounting pressure for officials to held accountable, but not many did not participate in the demonstration due to high security alert in ...

Author: 0 Tillerson to Poroshenko : Russia's Actions in Ukraine 'Obstacle' to Improved Relations

Alexander Hug, the principal deputy chief of the monitoring mission, told reporters that the other person injured was from the Czech Republic. "Secretary Tillerson phoned Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko today to discuss his recent trip to Moscow and his message to the Russian leadership that, although the United States is interested in improving relations with Russia, Russia's actions in eastern Ukraine remain an obstacle", said acting spokesman Mark Toner.

Author: 0 Korea: Do not test US

Pence said the Trump Administration wants to persuade North Korea to abandon its nuclear weapons "through peaceful means", but he repeated the Administration's warning that " all options are on the table". Kim stressed that US-South Korean military exercises being staged now are the largest-ever "aggressive war drill" aimed at his country, formally known as the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.

Author: 0 Trump's 100 Days: A Rattled Establishment, Some Surprises

Trump's handling of foreign policy is approved by 40 percent of Americans, and 44 percent approve of his handling of the economy. In a hypothetical rematch with these numbers, Trump wold not only beat Clinton again, but would capture the popular vote, which he lost in the 2016 election.

Global Media Entire US Senate to go to White House for North Korea briefing
Author: 0 Entire US Senate to go to White House for North Korea briefing

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer announced at a televised briefing on Monday that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell had called for the meeting. Beijing is anxious about the possibility of all-out conflict on the peninsula, which could lead to the collapse of the North Korean regime under its mercurial leader Kim Jong-un.

Global Media Tel Aviv exchange rises amid worldwide optimism over France vote
Author: 0 Tel Aviv exchange rises amid worldwide optimism over France vote

Speaking in a small town in Northern France, Le Pen called her win "an act of French pride, that of a people who are raising up their heads, that of a people sure of their values and confident of the future". Ms. Le Pen of the National Front was close behind. For the first time since the 2002 elections - when Le Pen's father got to the second round of the presidential elections before being crushed by conservative Jacques Chirac - the party is now in the second round once again.

Author: 0 Shinzo Abe, Donald Trump discuss North Korea amid rising tensions

The US citizen detained by North Korea on Saturday has been named as Tony Kim, who also goes by his Korean name Kim Sang-duk. The prospect of stiffer sanctions has already had an impact on daily life in Pyongyang: the NK news website reported Saturday that gas prices in Pyongyang almost doubled in the recent days, with residents lining up at gas stations, while some were closed and others were only selling gasoline to foreign organizations and diplomats.

Author: 0 Russian Federation slams OPCW over Syria gas probe

Johnson vowed that Britain and its allies would gather evidence for "war crimes prosecutions for those responsible" for the chemical attack. Johnson was widely criticized for failing to get the G7 to back his bid for new sanctions against senior Russian and Syrian figures following the chemical weapons attack in Syria's Idlib province that killed dozens and caused an global outcry.

Global Media USA vows 'overwhelming' response to N Korea
Author: 0 USA vows 'overwhelming' response to N Korea

Days later, in response to a question about the warships, Trump told the Fox Business Network that the USA was "sending an armada, very powerful" to North Korea. At the same time, the vice president did not rule out the possibilities of negotiating with North Korea "through peaceable means". Meanwhile a report in the Guardian newspaper quoted unnamed officials as saying the U.S.

Author: 0 NYC house fire kills 5, including 3 children

Fire crews were today seeking clues to the cause of the blaze at a house in Queens Village yesterday afternoon. Some of the victims were in the attic, a "super-human" task for firefighters to reach people in a home engulfed by such a massive fire.

Global Media Macron and Le Pen spark French revolution in fight for presidency
Author: 0 Macron and Le Pen spark French revolution in fight for presidency

The absence in the runoff of candidates from either the mainstream left Socialists or the right-wing Republicans party - the two main political groups that have governed post-war France - also marked a seismic shift in French politics. "Macron, Le Pen, all the same", he said. The euro was last 1.2 percent higher against the dollar at $1.0855, not far from the 5-1/2-month high of $1.0935 it reached after the initial indications from the Sunday vote gave victory to Macron, as predicted by ...

Global Media Aya Hijazi meets Donald Trump after release from Egypt
Author: 0 Aya Hijazi meets Donald Trump after release from Egypt

What we're treated to is a bunch of Ken Burns style pans, scans, and zoom-ins of pictures of Trump and his family hanging out with Hijazi in the oval office as "I'm Proud to be An American" swells in the background. Hijazi, an Egyptian-Ame. They were arrested in May of 2014 on alleged child abuse and trafficking charges with little to no evidence to back the claims.

Global Media Tom Glavine and Tagg Romney are interested in purchasing the Marlins
Author: 0 Tom Glavine and Tagg Romney are interested in purchasing the Marlins

Former Yankees great Derek Jeter was reported earlier this month to be interested in buying the Marlins, as was former Florida governor and presidential candidate Jeb Bush . According to an unnamed source, current Marlins' owner Jeffrey Loria is said be fielding offers ranging from $1.2 to $1.3 billion. Rothbaum is a financier resided in NY.

Author: 0 Natanyahu issues stern warning on Iran in exclusive interview with Fox News

The Trump administration certified to Congress earlier this week that Iran is abiding by the accord, but senior officials have said they are reviewing whether to stick with the deal . President Donald Trump ordered the review to evaluate whether suspension of sanctions related to the nuclear deal was "vital to the national security interests of the United States", Tillerson said.

Global Media France votes in cliffhanger presidential election on Sunday
Author: 0 France votes in cliffhanger presidential election on Sunday

It sets up a battle between Macron's optimistic vision of a tolerant France and a united Europe with open borders against Le Pen's darker, inward-looking "French-first" platform that calls for closed borders, tougher security, less immigration and dropping the shared euro currency to return to the French franc.

Global Media Trump seems to rule out deeper U.S. intervention in Syria
Author: 0 Trump seems to rule out deeper U.S. intervention in Syria

Trump's grim assessment of U.S. -Russia ties came shortly after Tillerson struck a similar tone after meeting with Putin in Moscow . Tillerson conceded the two world powers had "sharp differences" that have obstructed cooperation but voiced optimism that their talks could narrow those differences.

Global Media North Korean varsity names detained American
Author: 0 North Korean varsity names detained American

The official Minju Joson on Sunday, published by the Supreme People's Assembly of North Korea, quoted unspecified military sources as saying that the U.S. has won positive evaluation by the Chinese and American peoples and the rest of the worldwide community". They criticized Moon for kowtowing to the North and called into question his credentials as a potential commander-in-chief at a time the provocative state is escalating its military threats.

Author: 0 Wang: China wants nuclear weapons eliminated in Korean Peninsula

He said: "We need voices of peace and reason". South Korean Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn, the country's acting leader in place of ousted President Park Geun-hye, who has been arrested over corruption allegations, has instructed his military to strengthen its "immediate response posture" in case North Korea does something significant on Tuesday's anniversary.

Global Media Dazed Dortmund lacked focus in Monaco - 'keeper Burki
Author: 0 Dazed Dortmund lacked focus in Monaco - 'keeper Burki

The team from the Mediterranean principality were too good for their German opponents in Wednesday's quarter-final second leg, winning 3-1 at the Stade Louis II to advance 6-3 on aggregate. Coach Leonardo Jardim's spellbinding brand of attacking football has produced 141 goals so far this season, including three goals home and away in both knockout rounds.

Global Media Macron, Le Pen set for French election run-off
Author: 0 Macron, Le Pen set for French election run-off

Le Pen's father, Jean-Marie, made it to the second round against Jacques Chirac in 2002 and was crushed in the runoff. Endorsements for Macron from the established French parties of the center-right and center-left will likely make it even tougher for Le Pen to get an absolute majority in the second vote.

Author: 0 Trump pushes wall funding in spending dispute with Democrats

Even Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.), the former Homeland Security Committee chairman who wrote the 2006 law authorizing the wall's construction, said the White House should push for it later in the year. "The Wall is a very important tool in stopping drugs from pouring into our country and poisoning our youth (and many others)!" For the record, the Affordable Care Act is not dying - a detail Trump chooses not to understand - but that wasn't the president's point.

Author: 0 'Rustbelt' voters join Le Pen to celebrate

Theresa May invited Macron to Downing Street during his campaign visit to the United Kingdom in February, prompting criticism from the Front National leader. "Almost extreme. Marine Le Pen wants a referendum on leaving the European Union". In a period of unexpected political surprises from the Brexit referendum to the election of Donald Trump, analysts are cautiously optimistic that France will reject the far-right extremism of Ms Le Pen's National Front party.

Author: 0 Xi urges 'restraint' over N. Korea as US carrier approaches

Security Council resolutions, but it also fears a regime collapse that could cause a humanitarian crisis on its border, as well as possibly increase US military influence in the region. "If high-level USA officials bother the North Korean system or its dignity, it might make an armed protest tomorrow". "If you see him attack a military base, if you see some sort of intercontinental ballistic missile, then obviously we're going to do that".

Author: 0 Gloves off in French election as Le Pen aide slams Macron

Greece's leftist Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has telephoned Emmanuel Macron to congratulate him on his victory in the first round of France's presidential election. "He criticized French culture", Florian Philippot, deputy leader of Le Pen's National Front told BFM TV, saying she and Macron held completely different visions of France.

Author: 0 Trump Hosting UN Security Council Meeting at White House

Haley is now the president of the Security Council, a job that rotates monthly between the five permanent members of the council; the U.S., Britain, China, France and Russian Federation. Trump called himself "a budget person" but suggested that "if you do a good job at the United Nations", his concern about the U.N.'s spending might diminish to some extent.

Global Media Sessions: We'll fund the wall 'one way or the other'
Author: 0 Sessions: We'll fund the wall 'one way or the other'

In a subsequent tweet, he wrote: "Eventually, but at a later date so we can get started early, Mexico will be paying, in some form, for the badly needed border wall". Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said in a Monday conference call with reporters that Trump is risking a federal shutdown "by shoving this wall down Congress' and the American people's throats".

Global Media Donald Trump on first 100 days: It's a different kind of presidency
Author: 0 Donald Trump on first 100 days: It's a different kind of presidency

That leaves open the question, though, of whether the person who is arguably the president's most effective surrogate will once again represent him. From March 27 to April 1, he didn't spend time at Mar-a-Lago or at the Trump International Golf Club in Florida or at Trump National in Virginia or at his hotel down the street from the White House.

Author: 0 If Trump fires Steve Bannon, he might regret it

Trump's assertion to both the New York Post and The Wall Street Journal that he is his own strategist and that he deserves all of the credit for getting elected reeks of his dissatisfaction with the way credit and attention is being doled out.

Global Media 1 killed in vehicle bombing near airport in E. Afghan province
Author: 0 1 killed in vehicle bombing near airport in E. Afghan province

Interior Minister Tariq Shah Bahrami has been appointed the acting Defence Minister and General Sharif Yaftal is the new acting army chief, a statement from the ARG Palace said. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis that Russian Federation is arming Taliban militants. Afghan officials have so far ignored calls to break down the toll it has given of more than 100 soldiers killed or wounded, but have been known to minimize casualties in such attacks in the past.

Global Media Aadhaar details of over 1.4 million citizens leaked by Jharkhand govt website
Author: 0 Aadhaar details of over 1.4 million citizens leaked by Jharkhand govt website

The lapse came to light on Saturday evening when the UIDAI office in Ranchi called up the office of the Department of Women and Child & Social Security of the Government of Jharkhand, on whose website the numbers were displayed. According to HT, In Jharkhand, officials were surprisingly certain about the contravention, suggesting that they had been aware of the situation for several days.

Author: 0 State Department: US citizen detained by North Korean authorities

However, U.S. officials have told The Associated Press that the military response isn't likely. The conversation came amid growing concerns that Pyongyang will conduct another nuclear or missile test to mark the 85th anniversary on Tuesday of the founding of its Korean People's Army.

Global Media Siren wails as Israel marks annual Holocaust Remembrance Day
Author: 0 Siren wails as Israel marks annual Holocaust Remembrance Day

President Donald Trump paid extended tribute to the memory of the Holocaust and to Israel in a speech to the World Jewish Congress. Prime Minister Netanyahu, speaking at Yad Vashem at the annual ceremony marking the start of Holocaust Remembrance Day, articulated what can fairly be called his overall strategic doctrine.

Author: 0 More Americans Than Ever Support Marijuana Legalization

Almost three-quarters of respondents, or 71 percent, said they oppose federal crackdowns on marijuana sales and use in these states, including 76 percent of Democrats, 72 percent of independents and 63 percent of Republicans, according to survey results.

Global Media Corbyn: Children crammed 'like sardines' into 'super-sized' school classes
Author: 0 Corbyn: Children crammed 'like sardines' into 'super-sized' school classes

Party analysis of government figures shows that 40,000 primary pupils are in classes of more than 36 pupils and 16,000 are now in classes of at least 40. "This election is about what happens to this country". Accusing the party of putting forward "offensive and negative trash about our country", she said any attempt to denigrate the United Kingdom for poltical gain would be "shameful".

Global Media U.S. sanctions hundreds of employees of Syrian research center
Author: 0 U.S. sanctions hundreds of employees of Syrian research center

The U.S. missiles targeted the Shayrat air base, which is controlled by the Syrian government. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin announced new sanctions Monday against Syria for its chemical weapon attack , targeting 271 Syrian individuals involved in the Bashar Assad regime's chemical weapons program.

Global Media Human rights advocate found stabbed to death in the Maldives
Author: 0 Human rights advocate found stabbed to death in the Maldives

He also ran a blog called, Daily Panic , where he used to write a satirical weekly round-up of happenings in the Indian ocean archipelago. Police in the Maldives said in a statement that Rasheed was found Sunday morning with multiple stab wounds in a house in the capital, Male.

Global Media Taliban attack on Afghan base: Toll increases to 140
Author: 0 Taliban attack on Afghan base: Toll increases to 140

The Taliban are using the weapons in the southern provinces of Helmand, Kandahar and Uruzgan, according to the official, who briefed journalists on intelligence information on condition of anonymity. Friday's raid underscores the Taliban's growing strength more than 15 years since they were ousted from power, and as they gear up ahead of the spring fighting season.

Author: 0 USA imposes new sanctions on Syria over suspected chemical attack

The US sanctioned on Monday 271 employees of the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center in connection with an alleged use of chemical weapons Khan Sheikhoun (Idlib province), the US Department of the Treasury said. The sweeping sanctions, he said, are meant to hold the Assad regime and those who support it directly or indirectly accountable for their blatant violations of the Chemical Weapons Convention and UN Security Council Resolution 21118.

Global Media Guard at Jaya's Kodanadu Estate Found Murdered
Author: 0 Guard at Jaya's Kodanadu Estate Found Murdered

Another watchman, who had injuries, was found tied with a rope near the estate gate (number 10). Police said the murder by unknown assailants took place between 11.30pm on Sunday and 1.30am on Monday. The Sholurmattam Police have registered a case and special teams have been formed to nab the assailants. This news comes amid increasing demand for a probe into the death of the former chief minister.

Author: 0 Hollande calls on French to back Macron, prevent Le Pen "risk"

In the first round of this election, the liberal Macron and illiberal Le Pen emerged as the two winners; the former got 23.8 percent votes and the latter 21.5 percent. Macron has already agreed to share a stage with his daughter. Jean-Marie Le Pen was dealt a crushing defeat. As Macron moves closer to the presidency, one petit fun fact about him is making the news cycle: He's married to a woman 25 years his senior, who also happened to be his teacher back in high school.

Author: 0 Chinese president urges restraint on N. Korea in call with Trump

The phone call, which took place Monday morning Beijing time, came as South Korean officials warned there is a chance that the North will conduct a nuclear test or a maiden intercontinental missile launch around the founding anniversary of its military on Tuesday.

Author: 0 Trump calls China's Xi to discuss North Korea's 'continued belligerence'

A USA submarine is set to join the USS Carl Vinson in drills near the Korean Peninsula, South Korean military officials said Monday. "Our revolutionary forces are combat-ready to sink a United States nuclear-powered aircraft carrier with a single strike", the Rodong Sinmun newspaper said on Sunday.

Author: 0 Get Sasikala family's resignation for AIADMK factions merger, demands OPS camp

Paneerselvam's hard stand came as a rude shock for the ruling faction's ministers and MLAs, who were on board INS Chennai , the warship dedicated to the city, on Tuesday morning. "Sasikala's appointment as the general secretary is illegal and we will not accept it. Family politics will not be accepted", he asserted. Earlier, the Delhi Crime Branch Police had arrested an alleged middleman, Sukesh Chandrashekhar, from a hotel in the national capital in connection with the bribery case.

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